Facebook profile leads to finding of perjury in personal injury case.

http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/04/2017BCSC0431.htm In this recent Supreme Court of British Columbia personal injury case, the lawyer for the plaintiff was able to draw a connection between the defendant driver and a supposedly independent witness. This case involved a rear end collision, which typically results in a presumption of fault against the following car that has struck the […]

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The courts clarify their position on future wage losses in personal injury cases.

As discussed in other blog postings, quantifying future wage losses can be extremely difficult. Doing so involves an attempt to predict the future and calculate an award based on a number of potential contingencies. Once it has been established that there is a “real and substantial possibility” of future wage losses, the courts will generally use […]

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